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Giles Chance, visiting professor at Peking University, said the talks placed China on the same level as the U.S., which is exactly where it wants to be.
Amid growing domestic tensions and internal imbalances, China's new leaders are working to wean its economy off decades of state investment.
As Treasury Secretary Jack Lew kicks-off his first official visit to Europe, analysts said efforts to coax euro zone leaders to pursue growth-generating policies may fall on deaf ears.
Only 11 days since taking over as Chinese president, Xi Jinping is already in Africa offering goodies with "no political strings." GlobalPost reports.
Joseph Cheng, Professor, Contemporary China Research Project at the City University of Hong Kong discusses the common interests that link China and Russia, and what he thinks will be the outcome of their intended gas deal.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment sees Asia which has so far underperformed US markets year to date playing catch up soon as flows are seen shifting from the west to the east. Plus she says China's new leaders have economic growth, inflation on their mind and they will follow prudent policies to strike a balance.
Tao Wang, Head of China Economic Research at UBS Securities expects China CPI to slip below 3% in March. She believes government restructuring should pave the way for infrastructure investment.
China's new Communist Party leaders are hoping that their annual legislative meeting will persuade a skeptical public that they are serious about cleaning up pollution and a political elite stained by corruption.